Internet Providers in Hewlett, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hewlett, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.37

Internet Access in Hewlett, New York

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Hewlett. HughesNet is also widely available.

Verizon Fios and Optimum by Altice also have coverage in Hewlett, with shared territory in some parts of town.

In terms of network options, Hewlett has every primary wired broadband technologies: fiber, cable, and DSL. Between the options, Fiber-based service is usually the best option. Fiber Internet has practically one hundred percent availability in Hewlett.

2-3 providers per address isn't a high amount of choice compared to larger places in New York, but it's sufficient to drive price and speed competition in Hewlett neighborhoods with provider overlap. As is evident in the interactive map below, Internet options can vary depending on your location.

The broadband coverage insights on the page below are calculated from public governmental data and privatized data we source directly from providers, or through private third parties. Averaged statistics about speed and performance averages comes primarily via M-Labs. Our in-house market research team has manually collected pricing and service data for 212 broadband plans and bundles for the Hewlett market to date.



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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hewlett, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hewlett, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 98.6% Availability in Hewlett - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hewlett - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hewlett - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hewlett

Hewlett Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hewlett is the 400th most connected city in New York ahead of Woodmere, but behind Valley Stream, Lynbrook, East Rockaway, and Cedarhurst.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 9,000 people in Nassau County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Hewlett have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 99% of Hewlett residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Nassau County, approximately 12,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Hewlett

Data from our research team shows that common ISPs place some sort of limit on data use on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see them as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hewlett

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 98.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 25.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 14.6%+ 10,000 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 1.9%+ 6 Mbps

Compare Hewlett to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hewlett 105.1 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +310.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +13.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +11.1 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +22.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +22.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )